Whatever one may think of Hamas, the PLO or any other group, a child in an UNRWA school is unrelated to them.
Canada is actually partially to blame for their predicament.
Canadians might find it disquieting to have members of parliament cry, "Shame!" when the government announces $20 million in aid for education and health. Yet this is exactly what happened when the Minister of International Development, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the restoration of Canadian humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees.
“The Trudeau government has finally differentiated itself from the Harper government ..."
The last government was concerned over alleged ties to Hamas.
"I know it is complex but I think it can be reconsidered."
In a disingenuous ploy to gain acceptance and support in the West, many proponents of BDS typically claim that their movement is simply about promoting the "fundamental rights" of Palestinians in accordance with "international law." This means, foremost, pressuring Israel to end "its occupation and colonization of all Arab lands" and allowing "the rights of the Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and properties [in Israel] as stipulated in UN resolution 194."
We are awash in refugees, today, especially with the disaster taking place in Syria. We have limited resources -- human and